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Han

Sons of Hân. The Chinese are so called from Hân the founder of the twenty-sixth dynasty, with which modern history commences. (206-220.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, …

Christianity

Eastern OrthodoxyEastern Rite ChurchesRoman CatholicismRoman Catholic Church HierarchyProtestantismU.S. Protestant Groups Christianity is a monotheistic religion founded by the followers of Je…

Christian

[ch = k]. The hero of John Bunyan's allegory called The Pilgrim's Progress. He flees from the “City of Destruction,” and journeys to the “Celestial City.” He starts…

Clever Hans

Clever Hans The mother of Hans said: 'Whither away, Hans?' Hans answered: 'To Gretel.' 'Behave well, Hans.' 'Oh, I'll behave well. Goodbye, mother.' 'Goodbye, Hans.' Hans comes to Gretel. 'Goo…

Hans in Luck

Hans in Luck Some men are born to good luck: all they do or try to do comes right—all that falls to them is so much gain—all their geese are swans—all their cards are trumps&…

Iron Hans

Iron Hans There was once upon a time a king who had a great forest near his palace, full of all kinds of wild animals. One day he sent out a huntsman to shoot him a roe, but he did not come ba…

Hans Wegner

furniture designerBorn: April 2, 1914Birthplace: Tonder, DenmarkDied: Jan. 26, 2007 (Copenhagen) Designer whose Danish Modern furniture gained popularity in…

Andersen's Fairy Tales

A BeginningThe Watchman's AdventureWhat Happened to the Councillor It was late; Councillor Knap, deeply occupied with the times of King Hans, intended to go home, and malicious Fate managed…

Andersen's Fairy Tales

What Happened to the CouncillorA Beginning Every author has some peculiarity in his descriptions or in his style of writing. Those who do not like him, magnify it, shrug up their shoulders,…

Andersen's Fairy Tales

The Naughty BoyThe Red Shoes There was once a little girl who was very pretty and delicate, but in summer she was forced to run about with bare feet, she was so poor, and in winter wear ver…